Florenza Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) This old German bi-color variety produces 5", russet-red flowers with yellow tips and dark chocolate centers. Florenza has excellent stem quality for cut flowers. Continued harvesting encourages multiple flower growth. Flower heads are upright and sturdy on 3-4 foot stems. A good pollen supplier and a fairly early bloomer.
70 days to maturity
30 seeds per packet $3.95
Planting Instructions:Direct seed Sunflower after risk of frost has passed, and when the soil temperature is above 18 degrees Celsius. Sow in a furrow, 1 - 1.5 inches deep and 4 inches apart, thinning to 1 plant per every 8 inches.